Forty topics were debated at the recent Local Dental Committees Annual Conference in Belfast, which was attended by 240 dentists.
Date: 15 June 2018
The BDA is alerting dentistst that from 1 July 2018, UK law states that dental amalgam should not be used in the treatment of children under 15 years' old, and in pregnant or breastfeeding women, except when deemed strictly necessary by a dentist based on the specific medical needs of the patient.
The BDA is calling on general dental and specialist practitioners to share their experiences of working in dental practice across the UK.
Date: 14 June 2018
BDA Scotland has responded to news that Chief Dental Officer Margie Taylor is stepping down from the role in December.
Date: 19 June 2018
The BDA has welcomed reports that the government is preparing to commit to funding HPV vaccinations for boys.
Date: 18 June 2018
The BDA has responded to new figures gathered by the Labour Party revealing a shocking 52% rise in the number of children waiting longer than 6 months for tooth extractions under general anaesthesia in English hospitals.